N.C. Woman Sues J&J for Injuries Allegedly Caused by Ortho Evra

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WILMINGTON, N.C. - A North Carolina woman sued Johnson & Johnson and Ortho-McNeil for injuries she allegedly suffered after using its Ortho Evra birth control patch for 22 months. Brown v. Johnson & Johnson, et al. No. 7:05-cv-220 (E.D. N.C.).

April L. Brown sued J&J and Ortho-McNeil in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina on Dec. 16, claiming that its Ortho Evra (norelgestromin/ethinyl estradiol transdermal system) birth control patch caused her permanent physical injuries. She seeks recovery for strict liability for defective design and failure to warn, negligence, breach of express and implied warranties, as …


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